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Weekly Walk: Hikers find a few layers will take them a long way
Weekly Walk: Hikers find a few layers will take them a long way
Norwin Watson writes on Tuesday's hike:Only three hikers appeared for our hike last week Tuesday – Ed Rynko, Marvin Herman, and myself. For the last several years, the core of the Tuesday group has consisted has...
Weekly Walk: Even youngest hikers enjoy snowy trails
Weekly Walk: Even youngest hikers enjoy snowy trails
Norwin Watson offered this account of last week Tuesday's hike:By 4:05 p.m. the temperature was 31 degrees, with cloudy skies and a light wind. Six hikers and one small Pomeranian (Jesse) headed out on the Ice Age...
Weekly Walk: Snow cover made for pleasant but tiring hikes
Weekly Walk: Snow cover made for pleasant but tiring hikes
The weekly walk for Feb. 3 and 4, 2015Ellen Davis writes this Weekly Walk report:
Weekly Walk: A birthday balloon, fox tracks and Frank Lloyd Wright stories
Norwin Watson reported on the afternoon hike last week Tuesday:Tuesday afternoon was cloudy and windless, with a temperature of 30 degrees. Five hikers set out for a peaceful hike around Lake La Grange. As we...
Weekly Walk: Winter's fluctuations make for interesting walks
Weekly Walk: Winter's fluctuations make for interesting walks
Ellen Davis writes:
Weekly Walk: Winter hikes, poetry, and a word from Russ
Weekly Walk: Winter hikes, poetry, and a word from Russ
Dear Weekly Walk readers,Our weekly walks started in March 2002 and these reports have been coming out nearly every week since that time.  The number of participants has steadily increased over the years, and our regular walkers have...
Weekly Walk: Cold temps no match for willing hikers
Weekly Walk: Cold temps no match for willing hikers
Ellen Davis serves as walk reporter this week.Norwin Watson writes:One other brave soul showed up to walk on this 8-degree day last Tuesday. We looked at each other and asked, “Yes or no?” The...
Weekly Walk: Winter hiking garb ranges from long underwear to fleece-lined jeans
Weekly Walk: Winter hiking garb ranges from long underwear to fleece-lined jeans
The temperature finally dropped to a more seasonal level this week, with both Tuesday and Wednesday beginning the day in the single digits with a brisk breeze. This did not deter our well-prepared weekly hikers....Norwin Watson...
Weekly Walk: Christmas Eve hike leads to silver star
Weekly Walk: Christmas Eve hike leads to silver star
Our unseasonably warm weather was still holding into this fourth week of December.  Norwin Watson reported that seven hikers and a dog participated in the Tuesday sunset hike around Lake La Grange, enjoying a balmy 41 degrees.
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
I did not attend the Tuesday walk last week, but Norwin reported that four hikers and a canine companion walked around Lake LaGrange on Ice Age Trail and horse trails. They found the 28-degree weather damp and cloudy. The trails were icy in spots.